Festivals

Old Soldiers Day Parade

Aug 3
  Next time: 9:15am on Aug 3
Historic Downtown Alpharetta

The City of Alpharetta and American Legion Post 201 will host the Annual Old Soldiers Day Parade on August 3rd, honoring veterans and service members. A memorial service will kick off the event at 10 a.m. and the parade will make its way down Roswell Street, Old Milton Parkway, and conclude at Wills Road with … Continued

Atlanta Black Pride Weekend

Aug 28 – Sep 2
  Next time: 12:00pm on Aug 28
Various locations

Atlanta Black Pride is a weeklong festival including seminars, vendor markets, live performances, and parties, but it doesn’t stop there. The Pure Heat Community Festival runs from noon-8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 in Piedmont Park with back to back live performances.

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Alive In Roswell

Apr 18 – Oct 17
  Next time: 5:00pm on Aug 15
Roswell City Hall

Roswell’s much-loved monthly street festival, Alive in Roswell, returns to energize downtown Roswell once again this April. This year, Gate City Brewing Company and Carl Black of Roswell return as presenting sponsors! Alive in Roswell is held on the third Thursday of each month from April through October, and runs concurrently on Canton Street, at … Continued

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Concerts By The Springs

May 12 – Sep 8
  Next time: 7:00pm on Aug 11
Heritage Sandy Springs Museum

Concerts By the Springs is a free monthly concert series happening this summer at Heritage Sandy Springs Museum and Park features bands to get a crowd on their feet! Bands featured are The Return (Beatles Tribute), Saved by the Band (Cover 80s, 90s), Departure (Journey Tribute), Atlanta Brass Cats (10-piece band Cover), and Band X … Continued

Atlanta Game Fest

Atlanta Game Fest

May 30, 2019 – Feb 2, 2020
  Next time: 10:00am on Oct 24
Atlanta

Atlanta Game Fest is a chance for boardgame fans to gather, socialize, see old friends (as well as make new ones) and really stretch out and get in four full days of fun and games. We get a great group of friendly folks who make getting into a game easy. There will also be an … Continued

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Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series

Jun 8 – Aug 14
Atlanta

The Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series brings music and fun to life, Saturdays from May to September. Bring a blanket and a picnic, and enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups. The Brooke Street Park Concert Series is a low-key, vendor-free weekend music concert series with the goal of celebrating … Continued

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Concerts In The Garden

May 24 – Aug 17
  Next time: 7:30pm on Aug 17
Atlanta Botanical Garden

Concerts in the Garden celebrates another stellar season on the Great Lawn. Kick back under the stars for a series of great shows. Schedule: Friday, 5/24: Old Crow Medicine Show Sunday, 6/2: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder I’m With Her Friday, 6/14: The Mighty O.A.R. American Authors Friday, 6/28: Mandolin Orange Wednesday, 7/10: The Wood … Continued

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Jazz Matters

Jun 21 – Aug 16
  Next time: 8:00pm on Aug 17
Wren’s Nest, The

Relax, relate, release an enjoy a wonderful evening of music at Jazz Matters, Inc., 4th Annual Jazz Matters At The Wren’s Nest in Atlanta’s Historic West. Enjoy musical performances, by regional, national and international artists, highlighting the diversity and cultural roots of jazz music, and musical genres influenced by it. View Schedule

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Georgia Movies In The Park

Jul 6 – Sep 6
  Next time: 8:35pm on Aug 10
Various locations

2019 marks the 13th season of the Georgia Movies in the Park™ series in the North Atlanta area. Movies in the Park™ features over a dozen free family outdoor movie events shown at kid-friendly start times in unique and historical locations in North Georgia including Alpharetta, Canton, Cumming, Dawsonville, Lake Lanier and Woodstock. View schedule … Continued

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Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival

Jul 14 – Aug 25
  Next time: 2:00pm on Aug 25
Fox Theatre

The 2019 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival is kicking off with a screening of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” for the film’s 30th Anniversary. The festival will include early and evening shows including “Saturday Morning Cartoons,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Mary Poppins” sing-along, “The Princess Bride” and the 80th Anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz.”

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Cobb International Film Festival

Aug 1
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 1
Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

The Cobb International Film Festival is a collaboration between Long Shot Productions, The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, Cobb Travel and Tourism, the City of Marietta and the Cobb County Government. Held in the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre on beautiful Marietta Square in Marietta, Georgia each year, this festival is a meeting … Continued

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Something Wicked Film Festival

Aug 2 – Aug 4
  Next time: 7:00pm on Aug 2
Atlanta

Something Wicked Film Festival is in its fourth year and they are happy to continue to showcase some amazing genre films (i.e. animation, fantasy, horror, experimental, and science fiction) from some amazing film-makers from all over the world. Although they have an extensive program and support of local Georgia film-makers and films they strive to … Continued

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Summer Adventures Day

Aug 4
  Next time: 12:00pm on Aug 4
Chattahoochee Nature Center

Join the Chattahoochee Nature Center to celebrate the end of summer by canoeing and trying other outdoor skills at Summer Adventures Family Fun Day. Enjoy crafts, face painting, and games, discover water science and conservation, and more. Be sure to wear your swimsuit, since you might get wet at this event filled with adventure.

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Dirty South Yoga Fest

Aug 9 – Aug 11
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 9
Atlanta

Dirty South Yoga Fest is a community and yoga-inspired event featuring a diverse sampling of instructors for a weekend of yoga classes, workshops, community and festivities. Dirty South Yoga Fest supports, spotlights and celebrates local yoga across the south. This event takes place at: The Loudermilk Center 40 Courtland St NE Atlanta, GA 30303

Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival

Aug 10
  Next time: 1:00pm on Aug 10
Legacy Park

The 19th annual Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass festival is back from 1pm to 9pm on Saturday, August 10th. Bringing together the classic southern staples BBQ and blues for one night in Decatur. This year’s event will be located at Legacy Park – 500 S. Columbia Dr.

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Let’s Celebrate Berlin!

Aug 10
  Next time: 7:00pm on Aug 10
Atlanta

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. As such, we have selected Berlin as our city/region to celebrate this year. Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta combines their love of one of the most international cities in the world with our annual fundraiser. Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta will be transforming the 39th floor of the Icon … Continued

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Perseid Meteor Star Party

Aug 10
  Next time: 9:00pm on Aug 11
Atlanta

Join the Perseid Meteor Star Party to view the best meteor shower of the year! Come set up on the beach to enjoy acoustic music, constellations, and meteor viewing. A limited number of telescopes will be available to view the night sky or bring your own. This stargazing event is aimed for all ages and … Continued

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Atlanta Summer Wine Festival

Aug 10
  Next time: 12:00pm on Aug 12
City Winery

Atlanta Wine Festivals hosts the Atlanta Summer Wine Festival at City Winery. The event is split into two sessions. Enjoy the venue with live music upstairs and beats by DJ Qtip downstairs (during both sessions). The ticket price includes a souvenir acrylic wine glass, entertainment, and all wine, cider, and beer samples. Food costs extra. … Continued

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East Cobber Parade And Festival

Aug 14
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 14
Atlanta

Now in its 24th year, the East Cobber Parade and Festival is the only community-wide event in East Cobb County, drawing 2,000 parade participants representing 110 different groups and a crowd of over 10,000. The East Cobber Parade and Festival strives to build a sense of community by creating a special event and annual tradition … Continued

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Atlanta Underground Film Festival

Aug 15 – Aug 18
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 15
Synchronicity Theatre

The 16th Annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival is part of the Atlanta Film Series. Since 2004, the AUFF has served as a forum where independent filmmakers thrive outside the mainstream arena. The AUFF exposes and promotes creative artists who work outside the system to create DIY, grass-roots movies that break the boundaries of film and … Continued

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Eats And Beats

Aug 15
  Next time: 6:00pm on Aug 15
Atlanta

Don’t miss Eats and Beats, a one of a kind event! Atlanta’s best restaurants join forces for an unforgettable evening of unlimited food, open bars, live entertainment, phenomenal wine wall and unique silent auction items at West Midtown’s hottest new venue. Restaurants participating this year include: Staplehouse, American Cut Steakhouse, Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar, … Continued

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Macon Film Festival

Aug 15 – Aug 18
  Next time: 11:00am on Aug 16
Atlanta

The Macon Film Festival is heading into its 14th year with a four-day festival planned. The festival screens independent films from around the world in multiple historic theaters in the city’s downtown district. The festival features film screenings, celebrity guests, special screenings, and workshops throughout the whole festival weekend. This event takes place at: Downtown … Continued

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Noble Clay 2k Row

Aug 17
  Next time: 9:00am on Aug 17
Ponce City Market

The Noble Clay 2K Row event is a 2,000m row erg event. Similar to a standard 5K, but with rowing. Participants sign up to row and fundraise for our non-profit organization. All proceeds go to our brand new location in Summerhill/Peoplestown and providing fitness for all. This event takes place at: The Shed at Ponce … Continued

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Rugged Maniac

Aug 17
  Next time: 9:00am on Aug 17
Atlanta

Rugged Maniac is returning to Atlanta with 25 epic obstacles and one rockin’ party! Here’s how it works: Register for the race and you’ll get to run the 5k course (or the new option called Rugged Maniac X, which includes unlimited laps of the 5k course and a special edition headband)! You’ll climb towers of … Continued

Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Aug 17 – Aug 18
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 17
Piedmont Park

Spend at least one day of your weekend at the Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival!  Featuring more than 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters all in the heart of Midtown! The festival will also have live music, a children’s play area, and many food options.

Taste of Johns Creek

Aug 17
  Next time: 4:00pm on Aug 17
Atlanta

Taste of Johns Creek is back with more than 20 local restaurants, live music, and an art walk with plenty of shopping and kids activities. Tastings range from $1 to $4 at the Chattahoochee High School. This event takes place at: Chattahoochee High School 5230 Taylor Rd Alpharetta, GA 30022

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Area 13.1 Half Marathon & 5K

Aug 17
  Next time: 7:00pm on Aug 17
Atlanta

Proceeds from the AREA 13.1/Terrestrial 5K races support Bwanali Chipole Victory, Inc. Bwanali Chipole Victory Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is building an orphanage in Malawi, Africa. They feed and educate over 140 children on a daily basis and are currently building a girl’s dormitory to house approximately 150 young girls. Since 2011, they … Continued

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Doggy Con

Aug 18
  Next time: 9:00am on Aug 18
Woodruff Park

This year’s WoodRUFF Bark pet parade and costume contest is inspired by Dragon Con, one of the world’s largest pop culture conventions that attracts thousands of people to Downtown each Labor Day Weekend. For Downtowners, Dragon Con is something of a holiday in its own right: a weekend filled with incredible costumes, positive energy, and … Continued

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BronzeLens Film Festival

Aug 21 – Aug 23
  Next time: 12:00pm on Aug 21
Atlanta

The BronzeLens Film Festival (BLFF) concept was originated by the President of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), William Pate. He believed that with the growing number of films being made in Atlanta and Georgia, a destination festival focused on films made by African Americans would have an audience. Kathleen Bertrand, Sr. VP at … Continued

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Walk, Wag, N’ Run

Aug 24
  Next time: 7:30am on Aug 24
Atlanta

Ahimsa House will be having thei 8th Annual Walk, Wag, n’ Run on August 24th at Lenox Park in Brookhaven. Each year we see a crowd of about 500 individuals and their pets. The event includes a certified 5K (2020 Peachtree Road Race Qualifier) at 7:30 a.m., a Fun Run (under a mile) at 8:45 … Continued

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Suwanee Health And Fitness Festival

Aug 24
  Next time: 9:00am on Aug 24
Atlanta

The First Annual Suwanee Health and Fitness Festival will take place in the beautiful Town Center Park in Suwanee, Georgia. This event takes place at: Suwanee Town Center Park 330 Town Center Ave Suwanee, GA 30024

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Pine Lake Pollinator Count And Picnic

Aug 24
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 24
Atlanta

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is coming in August! The City of Pine Lake invites the public to become citizen scientists and join us to make history during Georgia’s first-ever statewide Pollinator Census. Arrive early for a Coffee and Pollinator Count. volunteers will conduct a Guided Pollinator Count at the Pine Lake Clubhouse and Art … Continued

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Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Aug 24 – Aug 25
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 24
Grant Park

An annual tradition, the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival will welcome music and art lovers to Atlanta’s oldest park for its 17th year. Produced by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, the two-day, fun-filled festival will once again feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend in addition to an expansive artist market, … Continued

Africa Expo

The Africa Expo

Aug 24
  Next time: 10:30am on Aug 24
Atlanta

Come one, come all people and bask in black global unity. Come enjoy Afro-Centric vendors, a panel on black entrepreneurship, a dance lesson from one of Atlanta’s premier African dance companies, our Kids in STEM Kidzone and end the evening with a fashion show and bask int he beauty of black unity at the Africa … Continued

ATL Wine + Spirits Fest

Aug 24
  Next time: 6:00pm on Aug 24
Piedmont Park

Take a break from your travels and enjoy the soothing sounds of live music while drinking wine, beer, and spirits. The World Tour will be held on the lovely Promenade at Piedmont Park. Proceeds will go to benefit the Piedmont Park Conservancy. ATL Wine + Spirits Fest is a rain or shine event and no … Continued

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Can Can Ball

Aug 23
  Next time: 8:00pm on Aug 24
Atlanta

The Can Can Ball wouldn’t be the same without a visit to the popular Silent Auction. Don’t miss a great opportunity to place your bid on over 200 plus unique items. Look for gift cards to your favorite restaurants and shopping centers, electronics and gifts for the home, sports memorabilia and even travel opportunities. Experiences … Continued

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Stadium Fun Run

Aug 25
  Next time: 8:00am on Aug 25
SunTrust Park

The SagerStrong 3K Stadium Fun Run is a family-friendly event – designed with all ages in mind – there will be a 3K run, walk, and a short dash on the field (ages 7 and under). In addition to a fun run through the ballpark – the first of its kind at SunTrust Park – … Continued

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Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown

Aug 25
  Next time: 1:00pm on Aug 25
Atlanta

The all-inclusive Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown is returning for its fourth year in Atlanta’s West Midtown neighborhood. Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms and Big Green Egg and produced by Taste of Atlanta, the event will feature creative talent from over 30 prominent Southeastern chefs hailing from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina … Continued

Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’

Aug 25
  Next time: 2:00pm on Aug 25
Atlanta

Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ is an annual homemade ice cream festival with more than 100 flavors! “Crankers” and teams compete for ice cream awards, and visitors can enjoy other contests such as ice cream stacking and eating contests. Proceeds benefit The Drake House programs. This event takes place at: 612 Mimosa Blvd Roswell, Georgia … Continued

Dragon Con

Dragon Con

Aug 29 – Sep 2
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 29
Downtown Atlanta

Dragon Con was founded on the idea that a convention did not have to be constrained to a single fandom or identity, mashing the various interests and hobbies of its founders into one massive convention where anyone was welcome. Nowadays, Dragon Con is a massive convention inhabiting multiple venues and spanning nearly every interest imaginable. … Continued

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Decatur Book Festival

Aug 30 – Sep 1
  Next time: 5:00pm on Aug 30
Decatur Square

The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more than 1,000 world-class authors and hundreds of thousands of festival-goers have crowded the historic downtown Decatur square to enjoy book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children’s area, live … Continued

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VinoTOSA – Wine Tasting

Aug 30
  Next time: 6:30pm on Aug 30
Underground Atlanta

One of Atlanta’s urbanite, Who’s Who events. VinoTOSA is quickly becoming the Country’s largest tasting of wines from African American winemakers! Guests will receive their complimentary wine glass and then sample a multitude of wines. Sip and learn about wines from the most prestigious Black-Owned vineyards in America amidst a setting of contemporary artwork and … Continued

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Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival

Aug 30 – Sep 1
  Next time: 9:00pm on Aug 30
Callaway Gardens

Let your Labor Day take flight at the Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival! See hot air balloons soar, or take a tethered ride yourself in our picture-perfect farewell to Summer. The magic begins with the extraordinary Friday Night Balloon Glow, where balloons illuminate the night, and the festivities continue all weekend long. Spend your … Continued

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Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

Aug 31 – Sep 1
  Next time: 8:00am on Aug 31
Atlanta

The autumn-rich colors of the north Georgia mountains will set the backdrop as the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and the AeroShell Demonstration Teams headline the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show. The Navy’s elite Flight Demonstration Squadron’s six F/A-18 jets and the Marines’ hulking KC-130T transport, affectionately known as “Fat Albert,” will perform actual military … Continued

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Labor Day Weekend

Aug 31 – Sep 2
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 31
Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Park honors and appreciates everyday working heroes during our Labor Day Weekend Celebration! Enjoy a day of adventure on our family-friendly attractions plus take in some special live entertainment only here during Labor Day Weekend! Complete your evening with the Lasershow Spectacular followed by EPIC fireworks all three nights!

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Marietta Art in the Park

Aug 31 – Sep 2
  Next time: 10:00am on Aug 31
Glover Park

Marietta Art in the Park will be celebrating its 33rd year Anniversary as Marietta Square’s premier event celebrating the arts by featuring both local and national artist displaying their fine arts on Labor Day weekend. Widely acclaimed as one of the best fine art shows in Atlanta, and the only in Cobb County, this free … Continued

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Kiss 104 Flashback Festival 2019 Part II

Aug 31 – Sep 1
  Next time: 3:00pm on Aug 31
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre

It’s the final concerts for the KISS 104.1 Flashback Festival 2019 Series and they’re ending it right! Join them Labor Day weekend starting with a tailgate party beginning. Then end each day with performances from some of R&B’s greatest legends. Lineup: Saturday: The Whispers Evelyn Champagne King Ruben Studdard Sunday: Cameo Midnight Star Glenn Jones

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Georgia Book and Paper Fair

Aug 31 – Sep 1
  Next time: 12:00pm on Sep 1
Atlanta

Don’t miss the 2019 Georgia Book and Paper Fair during the AJC-Decatur Book Festival Specialist dealers in rare books and paper ephemera will be exhibiting thousands of items for sale. Hosted by the Georgia Antiquarian Booksellers Association, they are excited to continue this unique addition to the AJC-Decatur Book Festival. The Georgia Book & Paper … Continued

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Festival On Ponce

Apr 6 – Oct 13
  Next time: 10:00am on Oct 12
Olmsted Linear Park

The Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr. along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and “outsider art.” In addition to the … Continued

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